St Mary's COR Youth Ministry 201 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL60045 St. Mary's COR Youth Ministry is the Church of St. Mary's high school ministry. Its mission is to provide a welcoming…More and safe environment for teens to explore their Catholic faith while encountering the typical issues of young adulthood. Lillie Romeiser is the youth minister. COR Youth Ministry provides special ministry events for high-school-aged young adults, such as the summer Appalachia trip, a bible study and a soup kitchen ministry. It also offers spiritual retreats for youths to explore their faith. COR meets every Sunday in the parish center from 7pm to 8:15pm.
The Church of St. Mary, a regal and grandiose church located near downtown Lake Forest, is a full-service Catholic…More Church led by Father Michael McGovern. The Church's active and vibrant community includes a Catholic school and youth ministries and education. They have an abundance of social and religious programs, including the COR Youth Ministry, the Guild of St. Mary, the Metro847 College & Young Adult ministry and their religious education program.
The Church of St. Mary's provides several unique programs for Catholics in Lake Forest and the surrounding Chicago area, such as their pastoral care for divorced Catholics and SPRED, a religious education program designed for those with developmental disabilities.
Weekend mass services are held on Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, and 6pm. They also offer weekday services.
St. Mary's original school opened in 1917 with 125 students, and by 1958 an addition was built. The school split into…More two campuses in the 1990's with the original site for grades 4-8, and the new primary grade center for pre-K-3.
The Primary Grade Center, located on the west side of Lake Forest, offers half-day programs for 3- and 4-year-olds and full-day kindergarten. The Upper Grade Center, located on the east side of Lake Forest, underwent a $3.5 million renovation.